Dr. James Orbinski with Bobby Bailey

Speaking Event

January 11, 2017 7:00pm


Location

Irvine Barclay Theatre

University of California, Irvine


In partnership with

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 physician, humanitarian, and author Dr. James Orbinski was joined by a sold out crowd of students, faculty, and community members for an intimate discussion on responding and growing through crisis. The talk was be guided by special guest Bobby Bailey, award-winning humanitarian, gifted storyteller, documentary filmmaker, and co-founder of Invisible Children and Global Poverty Project.

James has delivered humanitarian relief through war, famine, epidemic disease and genocide with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). He was International President of MSF from 1998-2001, and accepted the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to MSF in 1999.

During the public talk, Bobby and James shared their unique perspectives on what it is like to see and act from a place of hope amidst nearly unimaginable suffering.


Nothing is more precious than peace. Peace is the most basic starting point for the advancement of humankind.